Springwater Sports Heritage

Founding Benefactor: The McGuire Trust

Christopher Bigras


Active Elite Details:

Category: Athlete
Sport(s): Ice Hockey
Position/Title: Defence
Sports Association(s):

          ♦  San Antonio Rampage (AHL)
          ♦  Colorado Avalanche (NHL)
Date/Place of Birth: February 22, 1995 / Orillia, Ontario, Canada
Currently Residing: San Antonio, Texas/Denver, Colorado
Springwater Connection: Family resides in Elmvale and played for Elmvale Mytes,
          Houseleague,  and Rep for 2 seasons (advanced to higher level), Midget Barrie Colts, 

Social Media: twitter@Chris_Bigras

Highlights:

2016-17  San Antonio Rampage (AHL) 45 games played
2015-16  Colorado Avalance (NHL) 31 games played
2015-16  San Antonio Rampage (AHL) 37 games played
2014-15  Lake Erie Monsters (AHL) 7 games played
2014-15  Owen Sound Attack (OHL) 62 games played
2013-14  Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
2013 -     Signed  three year entry level contract with Colorado Avalance
2013 -     Top Rated Prospect NHL Entry Draft
2012-13  Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
2012-13  Team Canada - Gold Medals at both 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
                 and 2013 IIHF World U18 Championships
2011-12  Owen Sound Attack (OHL)

Narrative:

Christopher was voted by the OHL league coaches as the  best Defencive Defenceman.
In 2014-15, Christopher finished second in OHL scoring with 20 goals, 51 assists and 71 total points in 62 games.
Selected to OHL First All-Star team and surpassed Owen Sound All-time scoring records with 120 assists and 155 points in junior career.
April 9, 2015, Christopher scored first professional assist against Rochester Americans, finishing playoff contention with 4 assists in 7 games played.
January 16, 2016, Christopher scored first NHL assisting in game against Columbus Blue Jackets, followed up by first NHL goal against Minnesota Wild February 2, 2016.

Interests:

All sports, including favorite golf, guitar,; loves working and volunteering with children

Interesting Facts:

Always Honour student in school and offered a scholarship to Massachusetts.

Quotations:

• "Hard work pays off".  
• "Never believe what people tell you, you can't do".

Media:

     ♦  Photo Gallery 
     ♦  Getty Images photos

Links:

     ♦ Christopher Bigras hockeyDB.com 

 

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